Kansas teens are running for office, hoping to provide voters with choices they say are missing. Last year, then 16-year-old Jack Bergeson found a loophole in the law showing that there are no age requirements to hold a statewide office in Kansas. He decided to run for governor as a Democrat. Then, he invited 17-year-old Tyler Ruzich to run as a Republican. Now a total of six high schoolers, some not eligible to vote, are running and as a result, current elected officials are looking to implement new candidate requirements. Bergeson and Ruzich say they are serious about making a change by being involved in the political process. They join Soledad O’Brien for a conversation about why they say their national parties are out of touch with young voters and their hopes for the future of gun legislation following the school shooting in Parkdale, Florida this week.

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